Close to 200,000 people from Bahrain and neighbouring countries are expected to attend next week's Autumn Fair, one the largest consumer exhibitions in the kingdom, a report said.
The 26th edition of the fair will be held unde
The middleware market in the Middle East is expected to grow from $657.5 million in 2014 to $1.028 billion in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4 per cent, a report said.
Consumer goods and retails expected to be
Consumer goods suppliers in the Gulf region can save millions of dollars by evaluating and improving the direct store delivery (DSD) operations, specifically through the manner by which products are ordered, sold, delivered and merchandised, sai
Saudi Arabian retailer Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair plans to open nearly 250 stores at home and abroad this financial year, a top executive said, as the kingdom's booming retail sector provides a platform to expand into new markets.
The world’s four largest international tobacco companies have collaborated to launch an association to combat illegal trafficking of excisable consumer goods.
British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Japan Tobacco I
Forty-two per cent of consumers may not end up buying their first preferred brand, a report said, adding that that fast moving consumer goods (FCMG) are more prone to consumers moving in and out of brands.
This results in no true
Muji, a Japanese lifestyle brand featuring a wide variety of household and consumer goods, is getting ready to launch in the Middle East with the opening of its first two stores in Kuwait and Dubai.
Muji will be operated in the Mi
The 27th International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF2012), the region’s pioneer consumer goods show, opened today at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The event, which will run until December 13, was inaugu
New standards are being brought in for all consumer goods sold in Bahrain, and every product will soon have to have quality mark to ensure it is safe and has been tested to international standards, said a senior government official.
Saudi Arabia's consumer sector should benefit most from the country's social spending packages, AlembicHC said, and expects positive revenue surprises in 2011.
Last month, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah announced $93 billion in social handou